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Ukraine's grid under cyber-attack, according to Poroshenko

From Fort Russ
February 17, 2017

Sebastien HAIRON in Peuples-Libres-nouvelle-russie, translated by Tom Winter –

Le Figaro relays this despatch of Reuters which tells us that Russian hackers have broken in to Ukraine’s power grid! 548 more words

Washington Post pushing Fake News once again.

After pushing the Fake News that Russia ‘hacked’ the DNC and influenced the outcome of the elections, the Washington Post, one of many MSM outlets decrying “fake news” coming out of the internet, is back to once again pushing its own Fake News. 162 more words


More Fake News: Russia Targets US Power Grid

On this edition of The Geopolitical Report, we examine how the establishment media attempted to manipulate a story about suspected malware found on a Vermont utility company computer. 61 more words


Oregon explores ways to protect electric grid on coast from catastrophe

Oregon will be getting some help in preparing its energy grid for natural disasters such as the large Cascadia earthquake scientists believe could devastate the Northwest. 62 more words

La Grande Observer

-- Ukraine in full-blown collapse: 19 nuclear reactors at risk

The mainstream news claims Russian aggression caused the crisis in Ukraine. The same mainstream news also claims that the Fukushima disaster was a short-lived incident, and neither the Pacific Ocean nor the public have ever been in danger.  1,273 more words

Ukraine in full-blown collapse; nuclear reactors at extreme risk

And so the nightmare scenario for the Ukraine is a simple one. Temperature drops below freezing and stays there for a couple of weeks. Coal and natural gas supplies run down; thermal power plants shut down; the electric grid fails; circulator pumps at the 19 nuclear reactors (which, by the way, probably haven’t been overhauled as recently as they should have been) stop pumping; meltdown!

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Is the End of Baseload Generation a Reality?

by Bob Shively, Enerdynamics President and Lead Instructor

Since the mid-20th century, it’s been widely accepted wisdom: For electric utilities to economically serve customers they must build generating systems rooted in large baseload plants. 662 more words